Celia Garcia, BSW, MBA – Chief Operating Officer of Social Services
Provides crisis intervention support, peer support, and case staffing as needed.
Zaide Echegoyen — Program Manager
Is responsible for the daily supervision and management of the AFVP, ensures all deliverables and objectives are met.
Erika Sanchez, — Grant Administrator
Assists with administrative duties as well as processing assessments, screenings, and client surveys.
AFVP – Mental Health
Marisela Padilla, LCSW – Veterans Counselor Provides individual, group, marriage, and family therapy to veterans, surviving spouses, and dependents.
Juan Valadez, — Veterans Peer Support Specialist Assists with community outreach and education while serving as a peer support to veterans, dependents, and surviving spouses to achieve specific life recovery goals.
AFVP – General Assistance
Scott Whittle – Veterans Navigator Provides comprehensive general assistance services to veterans, dependents, and surviving spouses.
THE COUNTIES AFVP SERVES
AFVP mental health and general assistance serves the following counties:
- El Paso
- Jeff Davis
Mental Health and General Assistance programs are funded through separate grants from Texas Veterans Commission (TVC).
This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans Assistance. The Fund for Veterans Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. For information, visit www.tvc.texas.gov